Hi, friends. Thought I’d share this post I did over at Women and Words, my other hangout. Take care of each other.
Especially white queerfolx.
Okay, relax. If it makes it any easier, white peeps, I’m white, too. So maybe you’ll be more comfortable with a white person telling you to think about some things.
Let’s talk a bit about a galvanizing reason behind these protests. And as I write this, US military forces are literally being deployed to possibly enact lethal force on their fellow Americans — in response to peaceful protests of thousands of POC and their allies.
Please think about that, too, as you read this. About the United States military being sent to possibly employ lethal force against American citizens.
Primarily, think about police brutality, because that’s a major driver of the current protests.
I wanted to bring this up today because June is Pride month, and it’s important to remember that the modern LGBTQ rights movement was launched in the early morning hours of June…
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